August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Arts & Entertainment News

The attraction of analog ... in our digital world

THE FUTURE’S FINALLY HERE. We don’t have personal jetpacks yet, but we have computers in our homes, in our purses, on our wrists. We’ve developing driverless cars. We can telecommute from home and order anything we want online. More...

Cocktail or mocktail, it’s time for a cold beverage

THE DIVA DIARIES

Sitting on my balcony yesterday afternoon sweltering due to a heat index of 110 degrees while dreaming of icy, cold summer cocktails — I was reminded of a letter I received from an avid Diva Diaries reader last year who, in her opinion, felt th More...

Reaching the Alzheimer’s caregiver

GIVING

There are few life experiences that prepare a person for the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. More...

A penetrating look at forgotten horrors of America’s Revolutionary War

FLORIDA WRITERS

Lynn University Professor Robert P. Watson makes reading history a totally engaging experience. More...

Entries sought for Bonita film fest

Southwest Florida filmmakers are encouraged to heed the call for entries for the fourth annual Bonita Springs Short Film Festival. More...

‘Logan Lucky’

LATEST FILMS

Steven Soderbergh has directed many types of films with great success (he won an Oscar for “Traffic” in 2000), but it’s clear he has an affinity for heist movies (he made “Oceans 11” and its two lesser sequels). More...

Part 2: The Florida Weekly Writing Challenge

The first phase of the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge inspired 147 people from Venice to Marco Island to Jupiter and even one man from Texas (he was vacationing and picked up a copy of the paper in West Palm Beach) to pen an original short sto More...

Screw the mid-life crisis. Let’s solve some crimes!

ARTS COMMENTARY

Liz has broken one of the major unspoken rules of Girls’ Night Out.  She’s brought a guy with her.  And not just any guy, but Jackson, a creepy dentist who is socially inept, to say the least.  But Liz is so crazy in love, More...

HOROSCOPES

LEO (July 23 to August 22) A colleague might try to goad you into saying or doing the wrong thing. It’s best to ignore the troublemaker, even if he or she riles your royal self. Your supporters stand with you.  More...

Search and discovery mission

CONTRACT BRIDGE

You can’t play bridge by rote and expect to get good results. More...

Art walk celebrates FGCU’s 20 years

The Art Galleries of the Bower School of Music & the Arts and Florida Gulf Coast University Library present the 20th Anniversary Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, AUG. 17, 8 P.M. More...